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Man, wish i bought directly!

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It was a new untested company right?  That's why I ordered through BBTS. 

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2 hours ago, Corrinald said:

Breetai has arrived

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Congrats!...The final colors look much better than the prototypes, which seemed a bit too glossy...should look good posed next to an HMR VF-1! 

Bring on some more Macross Zentran figs!

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Just got note from MEP that they found a less expensive shipping option to Chile and they wanted to know if I wanted it to use that.

Seems like it'll be another couple of weeks of waiting for me

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I love how the Japanese use bad english for names, especially in DBZ, but the Zentradi commanders seem to be mostly englishisms as well.  Like Britain (not sure about Kridanik), Exdoll Form (a hint that they were giant "dolls" perhaps?), Bulldozer, Moruk(?) Lapis Lazuli (that might be a stretch).  No idea about Quamzin tho other than possibly Kami Jin (person of spirit/god).  Any other examples I'm not thinking of?

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Looks like mine got sent to my old address, but I ought to be able to get it sometime this week anyhow.

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Got my 2 Breetais.  The plastic feels cheaper than a lot of other figures I have but it’s nice to finally have a decent looking figure that scales well with my HMR collection.

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2 hours ago, sh9000 said:

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Awe, my eyes!!!

Please dullcoat the figure. it looks like it's stripping down the valk ala Chippendales.

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@sh9000 You are one brave, adventurous Macross fan to sacrifice an HMR to the gods of diorama building.

I salute you and eagerly await progress pics!

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If anyone doesn't want their little ship they got with the Breetai, I will happily take it off your hands! I don't think mine will come with it since I ordered from BBTS right?

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4 hours ago, Mazinger said:

@sh9000 You are one brave, adventurous Macross fan to sacrifice an HMR to the gods of diorama building.

I salute you and eagerly await progress pics!

Thanks.

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How's his articulation?

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6 hours ago, sh9000 said:

Thanks.

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Britai: Hey Hikaru now that I’m all oiled up can I remove your breastplate to make you more...let’s say comfortable.

Hikaru: Ewwww!

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14 hours ago, Roy Focker said:

How's his articulation?

Very limited.

https://www.figures.com/2020/01/07/review-meptoys-robotech-breetai-action-figure/?fbclid=IwAR2IM27MTH-z16N_5RuheQNHNQJIf4VUzsIiT1gekFnN6TzW7aKv-lApd8E

13 hours ago, vlenhoff said:

WOW

Thanks!

13 hours ago, nightmareB4macross said:

Britai: Hey Hikaru now that I’m all oiled up can I remove your breastplate to make you more...let’s say comfortable.

Hikaru: Ewwww!

B))

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21 hours ago, derex3592 said:

If anyone doesn't want their little ship they got with the Breetai, I will happily take it off your hands! I don't think mine will come with it since I ordered from BBTS right?

Let me know if you want the one I mentioned in the recent purchase thread.

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I was going to refrain from comment since I know it is made by a fan, for fans and I respect that. The guy is a pure class act in that he had an issue with the original shipment, rejected the whole thing and had it redone and then offered to refund everyone partially for the delay. 

That being said, it is equivalent to a Happy Meal toy in terms of overall quality. It has universal shoulder joint, single elbow joint and ball joint wrists. The ball joint in the wrists started stretching when I tried to swap the hands out. Other than some hands, it comes with a HMR sized Hikaru figure on seat that I think is meant to work with the VF-1J in Battroid mode and a pipe weapon. Head is on a ball joint and legs have no articulation. People have commented on the shiny appearance of it. It’s not a great toy but I’ll say it doesn’t have to be because it looks the part and will go nicely in an HMR display.

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1 minute ago, Slave IV said:

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I was going to refrain from comment since I know it is made by a fan, for fans and I respect that. The guy is a pure class act in that he had an issue with the original shipment, rejected the whole thing and had it redone and then offered to refund everyone partially for the delay. 

That being said, it is equivalent to a Happy Meal toy in terms of overall quality. It has universal shoulder joint, single elbow joint and ball joint wrists. The ball joint in the wrists started stretching when I tried to swap the hands out. Other than some hands, it comes with a HMR sized Hikaru figure on seat that I think is meant to work with the VF-1J in Battroid mode and a pipe weapon. Head is on a ball joint and legs have no articulation. People have commented on the shiny appearance of it. It’s not a great toy but I’ll say it doesn’t have to be because it looks the part and will go nicely in an HMR display.

Thanks for the mini-review! I was curious how this baby would turn out.

Giving an honest critique of a product isn't being disrespectful towards the creator. I would say not giving an honest appraisal would be disrespectful to the folks who might be interested in it.

That said, I'll keep holding out hope for a Figuarts version...

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38 minutes ago, Lolicon said:

Thanks for the mini-review! I was curious how this baby would turn out.

Giving an honest critique of a product isn't being disrespectful towards the creator. I would say not giving an honest appraisal would be disrespectful to the folks who might be interested in it.

That said, I'll keep holding out hope for a Figuarts version...

No problem and I would add that it's nice to have since it is not exactly a character that I need to have incredible articulation or quality. The sculpt is very nice. I'm not one to settle but this is a case where for the price and what it means to my collection overall (a mere supplement, almost accessory to my mecha), it'll do. If SHF finally makes theirs for consumption, I'll consume just because.

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I want Khyron to be released next.

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I would love to do this setup if I had several figures like these to work with.

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40 minutes ago, Convectuoso said:

Just found this

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Cool! they definitely have some nice sculpts.

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8 hours ago, fifbeat said:

Breetai has arrived! :)

 

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Very clean storage. Or is this your display?

Either way it looks great.

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17 hours ago, nightmareB4macross said:

Very clean storage. Or is this your display?

Either way it looks great.

It's just a closet with those shelves built in (white door closes it all in) lol But thanks. This will have to do until I get a display case I really want.

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Looks like BBTS is carrying forward the price reduction on Breetai.  Pretty happy about that.  I wasn't sure if they would, but I was hoping.  Of course they do the old cheaper shipping but slightly higher price on the item ploy, but that's BBTS for you.  But, were only talking a few bucks.  No big deal.

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44 minutes ago, sharky said:

Looks like BBTS is carrying forward the price reduction on Breetai.  Pretty happy about that.  I wasn't sure if they would, but I was hoping.  Of course they do the old cheaper shipping but slightly higher price on the item ploy, but that's BBTS for you.  But, were only talking a few bucks.  No big deal.

I hope that means it will ship soon.

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